Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/24/2020
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres
Date: Friday, July 24, 2020
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Diamondbacks (+115) Padres (-125)
Petco Park is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Diego Padres on Friday. The probable starting pitchers are Madison Bumgarner for the Diamondbacks and Chris Paddack for the Padres.
Arizona opens at +115 while San Diego opens at -125. The Diamondbacks had a 76-76-10 over/under record and a 85-77-0 run line mark last year. The Padres were 70-92-0 against the run line and had a 73-76-13 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks were 76-76-10 against the over/under last season
The Arizona Diamondbacks were 85-77-0 against the run line last year
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres were 73-76-13 against the over/under last season
The San Diego Padres were 70-92-0 against the run line last year
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/21/2020 Seth Beer 1B Face Questionable for start of season
7/20/2020 Christian Walker 1B Groin Questionable for start of season
7/19/2020 Yoan Lopez RP Undisclosed Questionable for start of season
7/16/2020 Kevin Cron 1B Hamstring Questionable for start of season
7/7/2020 Jon Duplantier RP Elbow Questionable for start of season
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Oct 1
11/5/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
7/18/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/18/2020 Jorge Mateo SS Illness Questionable for start of season
7/9/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/9/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 1, 2021
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks had a 85-77 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner had a 9-9 record with an earned run average of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.13. He had 203 strikeouts over his 207.2 innings pitched and he gave up 191 hits. He allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.26 and they gave up 568 base hits on the year. Teams hit .247 against the bullpen and they struck out 585 hitters while walking 235 batters. As a team, Arizona allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They were 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively gave up 1,400 base hits and 691 earned runs last year. They allowed 220 home runs last season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff walked 516 batters and struck out 1,427. They walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit was 4.40.
As a team Arizona hit .252, good for 14th in the league. The Diamondbacks held a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which was good for 16th in baseball. They ranked 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Starling Marte hit .295 with an on-base percentage of .342 last year. He had 159 hits last season in 539 at bats with 82 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .503 and an OPS+ of 120. Ketel Marte hit .329 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .389. He totaled 187 hits and he drove in 92 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ was 149 while his slugging percentage was at .592. The Diamondbacks had 1,419 hits last season, including 288 doubles and 220 home runs. Arizona walked 540 times last year and they struck out 1,360 times as a unit. They left 1,119 men on base and had a team OPS of .757. They scored 5.02 runs per contest and scored a total of 813 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego had a 70-92 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 3.33, Chris Paddack had a 9-7 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He had 153 strikeouts over the 140.2 innings he pitched. He also gave up 107 hits. He allowed 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 3.95. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.59 and they gave up 605 base hits on the year. Teams hit .248 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers struck out 672 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allowed 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They were 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Padres pitchers as a team surrendered 1,394 base knocks and 732 earned runs last season. They gave up 215 home runs last year, which ranked 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff walked 463 hitters and struck out 1,475 batters. They gave up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they struck out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.30 while their FIP as a staff was 4.22.
As a team, they batted .238, good for 28th in the league. The Padres held a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which was good for 26th in baseball. They ranked 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Fernando Tatis Jr comes into this matchup after batting .317 with an OBP of .379 last season. He had 106 hits last year along with 53 RBI in 334 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .590 with an OPS+ of 152. Manny Machado hit .256 last season and he had an OBP of .334. He collected 150 hits in 587 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He had an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Padres as a unit had 1,281 base hits last season, including 224 doubles and 219 homers. San Diego walked 504 times last year and they struck out on 1,581 occasions. They left 1,008 men on base and had an OPS of .718. They scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 682 runs last year.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+115)
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